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__NOTOC__ '''Wardruna''' is a Norwegian music group dedicated to creating musical renditions of Norse cultural and esoteric traditions. It was formed in 2003 by Kvitrafn|Einar Selvik along with Gaahl and Lindy Fay Hella. The band have since released three full-length albums, each based on a set of runes. Their third album, ''Runaljod - Ragnarok'', was released on October 21, 2016. Wardruna make significant use of Nordic historical and traditional instruments including various percussion, flutes, kraviklyra, tagelharpe, mouth harp, Bukkehorn|goat horn and lur. Non-traditional instruments and other sources of sound like trees, rocks, water and torches are also used. In 2014, Selvik announced on the group's official Facebook page that they would take part in composing the score for season 2 of ''Vikings (TV series)|Vikings'' along with Trevor Morris (musician)|Trevor Morris. He later...
OriginBergen, Norway
GenreNordic folk music|Nordic folk, Ambient music|ambient, dark folk
Years active2003–present
LabelIndie Recordings, By Norse Music
Associated actsDet Hedenske Folk, Mortify, Bak de Syv Fjell, Gorgoroth, Jotunspor, Sahg, Dead to this World, Skuggsjá, Trelldom, Gaahlskagg, God Seed
Website[http://wardruna.com/ www.wardruna.com]
Current membersKvitrafn|Einar Selvik
Lindy Fay Hella
Arne Sandvoll
HC Dalgaard
Eilif Gundersen
Jørgen Nyrønning
Past membersGaahl
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